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Data Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-25406
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Summary:
Work as a critical part of the Digital Services - Data team helping them to deliver high-quality analytics solutions to clients. As Project Manager - Data you will be responsible for managing projects through their lifecycle from scoping to development to delivery. The range of projects could encompass any of the data team products such as consulting for predictive modeling and algorithms, dashboards, open data and other web applications. Your role will be to work with the team and our customers to manage expectations and build/manage work plans in order to deliver on the promise of data.

About EOTSS Digital Services:

The Digital Services team is a vital piece of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Technology Services and Security secretariat. Our mission is to use the best technology and information to make every interaction with the government of Massachusetts simpler, faster, more meaningful, and wicked awesome.

We take an agile, human-centered approach to developing great public services, and the products and services that we work on have the potential to touch the lives of thousands of people in Massachusetts.

Desired Skills / Responsibilities:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of the business value of data, analytics, visualization, open data, dashboarding, and data science
  • Ability to manage to deliverable deadlines
  • Familiarity with agile and other project management methodologies
  • Comfort working with internal clients in a consulting role
  • Background in product management or consulting helpful
  • Rigorous and detail oriented approach to breaking up work into achievable atomic parts
  • Able to identify and document project risks and needs
  • Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary
  • Practical experience with version control and code repositories such as Github
  • Responsible for regular project status reports to key stakeholders
  • Comfortable leading a diverse cross-functional team of data scientists, designers, and engineers
  • Ability to accurately judge level of effort for scoped work
  • Professional demeanor yet passionate about data put to use in service of constituents

Top 3 Technical Requirements:
  • Understanding of the business value of data, analytics, visualization, open data, dashboarding, and data science
  • Practical experience with version control and code repositories such as Github
  • Proven Experience as a Project Manager that is comfortable in leading a diverse cross-functional team of data scientists, designers, and engineers.